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One more beautiful small street in Corfu.

The city of Corfu stands on the broad part of a peninsula, whose termination in the Venetian citadel is cut off from it by an artificial fosse formed in a natural gully, with a seawater moat at the bottom, that now serves as a marina and is called the Contrafossa. The old town, having grown within fortifications, where every metre of ground was precious, is a labyrinth of narrow streets paved with cobblestones, sometimes tortuous but colourful and clean. These streets are known as kantonia , and the older amongst them sometimes follow the gentle irregularities of the ground; while many are too narrow for vehicular traffic. A promenade rises by the seashore towards the bay of Garitsa , together with an esplanade between the city and the citadel known as Spianada with the Liston (it) arcade to its west side, where restaurants and bistros abound (from Wikipedia)

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  • Copyright: Piotr FG (PiotrF) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 5880 W: 2 N: 11797] (54788)
  • Genre: 場所
  • Medium: カラー
  • Date Taken: 2017-06-00
  • Categories: Architecture
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  • Date Submitted: 2017-12-22 16:36
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